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$43,770 Median Salary
20 Job Openings
  • Embalmers in South Carolina earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Embalmers Work in South Carolina?

130 people worked as Embalmers in 2018 in this state.

There were 160 Embalmers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Embalmers in SC Employment Trend

The typical state has 140 Embalmers working in it, which means South Carolina has fewer Embalmers than average.

Embalmers in SC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for South Carolina

Jobs for Embalmers in this state are not growing or decreasing, which is similar to nationwide of 0.0% growth.

Job Projections for Embalmers: Nation vs. SC

South Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 20 annual job openings, and a total of 100 jobs for South Carolina Embalmers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 600 annual jobs and 3,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Embalmers Make in South Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Embalmers ranged from $17,810 to $63,690 with $43,770 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.56 to $30.62. The median hourly rate was $21.04.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $17.15 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $3.89.

The median salary in South Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Embalmers Earnings: SC vs. National Average

Top States for Embalmers Employment

View the list below to see where most Embalmers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 480 $48,550
Texas 360 $43,390
Missouri 250 $50,510
Ohio 210 $51,030
Tennessee 200 $45,210
Florida 200 $38,240
Alabama 190 $39,140
Virginia 190 $37,310
Louisiana 180 $47,110
Arkansas 140 $43,140
Oklahoma 130 $48,080
South Carolina 130 $43,770
Kentucky 110 $36,850
Indiana 100 $36,600
Kansas 100 $45,810
Hawaii 80 $35,830
Arizona 70 $47,210
Nevada 70 $29,520
Mississippi 60 $40,650

Below are the states where Embalmers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $94,430
Oregon $51,130
Ohio $51,030
Missouri $50,510
California $48,550
Oklahoma $48,080
Michigan $47,320
Arizona $47,210
Louisiana $47,110
Kansas $45,810


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